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6th Floor: Technologies from Thai Wisdom

The exhibition presents a Thai way of life linking to development and inheritance of local wisdom from generation to generation, integrating with nature and domestic needs and developed to be tools, appliances and local products. 



An Exhibition in honour of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit

The exhibition presents royal projects under the  Silapacheep Arts and handicrafts Center, initiated by the Queen to promote villagers to make and develop local handicrafts when absent from the agricultural farming.   

Exquisite and valuable folk arts and crafts made of local waste materials from the Silapacheep Arts and Handicraft Center


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Craving technology

Get acquaintance with tools and appliances and techniques of craving on various materials such as rock, wood, leather.

ShadowShow

“Nang Talung” or shadow puppet play is a local arts and handicrafts in the South of Thailand employing light and shadow principle integrating with local wisdom.


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Earthenware Technology

Trace back to learn about material, appliances, operation and steps in earthenware making process in various ages.



Model of earthenware kiln

Observe the development of klins from making fire to bake wares on the outdoor ground to clay oven and tunnel oven.    


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Metallurgy Technology

Get wonderful the beauty and exquisiteness of products from domestic metallurgy technology including process and techniques of production such as casting of Buddha Image, forge, making monk’s bowl, making silverware and golden ware.    

Model of Buddha casting

Observe technical and art in Buddha casting process from melting metal to finished product.


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Basketry Technology

Learn about materials, tools and process in weaving exquisite basketworks. 

Thai Kitchen

A variety of basketworks for cooking in traditional Thai kitchen.


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Textile Technology

Get to know different unique of fabric products from indigenous wisdom textile technology

Hand-woven fabric image of the Queen

The hand-woven fabric employs a unique technique to weave colorful Mud Mee silk fabric with warp yarn, weft and Tapestry Weaving, Continuous Supplementary Weft and Discontinuous Supplementary Weft techniques.        



 

 

 

 




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